Rescue ship carrying Bangladesh migrants docks in Sicily port On Saturday, about a week after Tunisia rescued people from the high seas, a ship carrying 257 migrants, including Bangladeshis, anchored at the port of Trapani, Italy.
Immigrants on board, mainly men from Morocco, Bangladesh, Egypt and Syria, applauded and applauded as a ship operated by the German company Sea Watch, approaching the port of Trapani in Sicily, Italy.
Rescue ship carrying Bangladesh migrants docks in Sicily port One sat down and put up a sign that says “Italy Good.”
According to Reuters witnesses, migrants were to be tested for Covid-1 before being transferred to another vessel and would stay for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
SeaWatch and Ocean Viking, operated by the European charity SOS Mediterranean, pulled a total of four immigrants from a dangerously flooded wooden ship in the Mediterranean last Sunday and have been looking for a harbor ever since. The Ocean Viking is still in the ocean.
Departures of migrant vessels from Libya and Tunisia to other parts of Italy and Europe have increased in recent months due to warm weather.
According to the United Nations, more than 1,100 people fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East have died in the Mediterranean this year.